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January 5, 1990 | ANDREA FORD and DARRELL DAWSEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gunmen invaded a Jamaican restaurant in the Crenshaw shopping district Thursday afternoon and opened fire, killing one customer and wounding four others, Los Angeles police said. Police said two or three men--armed with what witnesses said were at least two assault weapons--shouldered their way through the front door of the Universal Quality Restaurant, at 4028 S. Buckingham Road, shortly after 2 p.m. and yelled "Freeze!"
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August 3, 1990 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police were puzzled when they learned of the abduction of a Jamaican man in early June by two gun-toting kidnapers on a residential street in the Crenshaw district. Now they are downright stumped. It has been seven weeks since Alton George Gordon was forced into the back seat of a sedan. Officers say they have exhausted all clues and are asking the public for help in finding the 34-year-old immigrant.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 3, 1990 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police were puzzled when they learned of the abduction of a Jamaican man in early June by two gun-toting kidnapers on a residential street in the Crenshaw district. Now they are downright stumped. It has been seven weeks since Alton George Gordon was forced into the back seat of a sedan. Officers say they have exhausted all clues and are asking the public for help in finding the 34-year-old immigrant.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1990 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police investigators Friday were seeking the identity of the gunmen who invaded a Jamaican restaurant in Southwest Los Angeles and opened fire, killing one customer and wounding four others. Meanwhile, a Los Angeles police detective involved in the investigation minimized the possibility that the shootings could be linked to a territorial war involving Jamaican gangs, called "posses."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1990 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police investigators Friday were seeking the identity of the gunmen who invaded a Jamaican restaurant in Southwest Los Angeles and opened fire, killing one customer and wounding four others. Meanwhile, a Los Angeles police detective involved in the investigation minimized the possibility that the shootings could be linked to a territorial war involving Jamaican gangs, called "posses."
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September 10, 1989 | LINDA BURUM
Not long ago, a super-hot Caribbean food trend flashed through L.A. faster than you can say cha cha cha. The era spawned a few good eating spots that still serve tropical rum drinks and cruise ship-style fantasy dishes. But these aren't the restaurants where L.A.'s transplanted Jamaicans typically eat. They do their eating in neighborhood sorts of places that serve up true-to-its-roots Jamaican comfort food.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1990 | ANDREA FORD and DARRELL DAWSEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gunmen invaded a Jamaican restaurant in the Crenshaw shopping district Thursday afternoon and opened fire, killing one customer and wounding four others, Los Angeles police said. Police said two or three men--armed with what witnesses said were at least two assault weapons--shouldered their way through the front door of the Universal Quality Restaurant, at 4028 S. Buckingham Road, shortly after 2 p.m. and yelled "Freeze!"
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